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What Is The Cannabis Community Thankful For This Thanksgiving?

By Benzinga Staff Writer, The Fresh Toast on

Published in Cannabis Daily

With much to be thankful for, industry experts appeared optimistic about continued progress through 2021 and into the new year. Thankful For Industry Growth, Shrinking StigmasThankful For Making An Impact Across CommunitiesThankful For Legislative ProgressThankful For Their Community

Numerous sources thanked those around them.

David Farris, VP of sales and marketing for Planet 13 Holdings Inc., thanked the Las Vegas community.

"Every year, we are moved by the generosity of our customers, sponsored vendors, and staff," he said, adding that Planet 13 works with local nonprofits to donate food and toys to the community during the season.

Operators thanked employees that worked through the pandemic.

Todd Green, director of investor relations at Jushi Holdings Inc., said staff kept Jushi-owned Beyond and Hello locations functional and safe during the pandemic.

"They rose to the occasion time and time again, ensuring the safety and wellness of our patients and customers, fostering a supportive and positive environment, and going beyond to properly educate people on the best products that suit their needs," Green said.

 

Meanwhile, Jim Higdon, co-founder of Cornbread Hemp in Kentucky, thanked the state's organic hemp cultivators despite being one of 14 states without a legal medical cannabis market.

"Thankfully, the Kentucky agricultural climate is so favorable for growing cannabis that our farmers have been able to overcome the challenges of growing exceptional hemp flower in a state without legal marijuana," Hidgon said.

With much to be thankful for, sources appeared optimistic about continued progress through 2021 and into the new year.

This article originally appeared on Benzinga and has bee reposted with permission.

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